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Can LeBron do it again in Game 7?

King James helped Miami avoid elimination. Next? (PER Diem: June 8, 2012)

Updated: June 8, 2012, 2:43 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

To whom much was given, of him much will be required. This is a succinct explanation of why the daggers have come out the past few times LeBron James' team failed in the playoffs.

Last night was a different story -- a breathtaking display of his gifts that kept the Heat alive and puts them in position to claim the series in Saturday's Game 7. Suddenly we were reminded just how many times he's delivered huge numbers in the playoffs -- believe it or not, he's had eight other career playoff games with a better Game Score, including this forgotten gem in Atlanta three years ago (more on those other eight games here). James was also first by a mile in playoff PER even before last night.

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